Job #: 2041

Title: Accountant


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $25-50
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago

    Associate (Mortgage Loan and Real Estate Accounting)
    Description: A temporary position that provides support for Mortgage Loan/Real Estate accounting functions within.
    Responsibilities: Perform cash management operational functions, accounting and administrative support.
    Cash Management/Treasury Support:
    • Oversee and process cash receipts/disbursements into accounting systems and confirm activity completeness
    • Verify that all requests have documentation that follows procedures/controls (i.e. delegation of authority, etc)

    Accounting Support:
    • Prepare journal entries based on investment activity (as needed for team member’s review)
    • Help administer investment servicing functions (i.e. escrow analysis review, audit confirmations, etc).
    • Perform property reviews, accounting for home office corporate functions and regional leases.
    • Help team members gather and prepare various reporting including information provided to outside rating agencies, other departments and management
    • Assist with special projects/research work/ad-hoc reporting and reconciliations
    • Execute assignments according to company/department’s procedures, controls and systems.

    Administrative Support:
    • Prepare and/or edit Excel spreadsheets and Word documents
    • Photocopy, organize files, scan documents, as needed
    • Prepare and log audit requests and obtain confirmation support from other divisions
    • Interact with other divisions and departments and external parties to obtain/request/provide information
    • Use various systems to update setup information (i.e. investment, reconciliation details, etc)
    • Download files from property managers

    Knowledge and Skills:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is preferred, but will consider other degrees concentrated in business or applicable relative experience
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work on own workload and support others
    • Knowledge of Business Objects, Crystal Report Writer, a plus
    • Knowledge of SS&C’s Precision LM and/or Yardi Voyager system, a plus
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
    • Individual must maintain high organizational skills, good communication skills and be a team player
    • Ideal candidate is self-starter and has good listening skills
    • Candidate must work within established procedures with a moderate degree of supervision​

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